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News and Content: Tuesday's promotables; News preview

 

Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and interactives.

 

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our IB preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the COID provided and then search out the URL for your site.

 

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

TUESDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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DAILY QUIZ: Know your first ladies

ON-AIR TEASE:  HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THESE FAMOUS WOMEN?

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-167394" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzE2NzM5NA"></iframe>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: When Smokey sings

ON-AIR TEASE: TODAY'S PARTY WILL HAVE A SMOOTH SOUL GROOVE.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-168688" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.boombox.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzE2ODY4OA">

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HISTORY QUIZ: Edison gets a patent

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-168690" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.boombox.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzE2ODY5MA">

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Celebrities touched by tragedy

ON-AIR TEASE: WHILE CELEBRITIES MAY OFTEN SEEM TO HAVE PERFECT LIVES, NO AMOUNT OF FAME OR FORTUNE CAN SHELTER STARS FROM TRAGEDY. VISIT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT SOME CELEBRITIES WHO HAVE OVERCOME PERSONAL TRAGEDIES IN THEIR LIVES.

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DAILY LIST: Food you're tossing too early

ON-AIR TEASE:  AMERICANS ARE WASTING MORE FOOD THAN EVER, THANKS PARTLY TO CONFUSION OVER EXPIRATION DATES. BEFORE YOU START CLEANING OUT YOUR FRIDGE OR THE CUPBOARD, VISIT ___ DOT COM TO FIND OUT WHICH FOODS YOU ARE PROBABLY TOSSING TOO EARLY.

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ON THIS DAY: February 19

ON-AIR TEASE: RESCUERS REACH THE DONNER PARTY, EDISON PATENTS THE PHONOGRAPH, AND FIDEL CASTRO RESIGNS AS CUBAN PRESIDENT, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LOOK AHEAD FEB. 19:

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Super snow moon is visible

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World premiere of Princess Diana musical in California

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February 19, 2019

NOTE: If you make copies of content, please remember that you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

Also please note the difference between odd news and talkers:

  • Odd news includes stories that may be weird, strange or bizarre. (e.g. Man named Bacon arrested in sausage dispute.)
  • Talkers include stories that may be trending or causing buzz, but may not be strange. Talkers also may contain sensitive topics that may be inappropriate under odd news. (e.g. Dad punishes son by making him carry rock for miles.)

TODAY'S TALKERS:

Dolly Parton says her husband isn't a big fan of her music
Wind causes SeaWorld ride to stop, leaving 16 stranded
Jussie Smollett's siblings blame media
Burberry apologizes for hoodie with noose around neck
The subtle art of calling in sick
Emojis on license plates? LOL it's about to be a thing
Fla. boy's arrest not over pledge but for disturbance, police say
Queen to perform at the Oscars
Texas teacher cuts hair to support bullied child

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Guests trapped in SeaWorld gondola ride for hours
Lacrosse player can't find helmet to fit head
La. woman pulled from massive car fire
Potential hate crime against gay man caught on camera
'Roma' a box office zero?
Alleged serial killer's divorce could affect case
People enjoy rare snow near Las Vegas
Louisville llamas killed in mysterious attack
Video of Va. cop playing with kids goes viral
Tenn. man dies twice, lives to tell the tale
NH Dunkin' employee performs CPR on collapsed trucker

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES:

On this day: February 19
Food you're tossing too early
Celebs touched by tragedy

7:30 a.m., News and Content: February 19, 2019

Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and quizzes.

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our LAKANA preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the title provided and then search out the URL for your site.

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

TUESDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

DAILY QUIZ: Know your first ladies

ON-AIR TEASE:  HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THESE FAMOUS WOMEN?

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-167394" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzE2NzM5NA"></iframe>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: When Smokey sings

ON-AIR TEASE: TODAY'S PARTY WILL HAVE A SMOOTH SOUL GROOVE.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-168688" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.boombox.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzE2ODY4OA">

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HISTORY QUIZ: Edison gets a patent

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-168690" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.boombox.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzE2ODY5MA">

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Celebrities touched by tragedy

ON-AIR TEASE: WHILE CELEBRITIES MAY OFTEN SEEM TO HAVE PERFECT LIVES, NO AMOUNT OF FAME OR FORTUNE CAN SHELTER STARS FROM TRAGEDY. VISIT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT SOME CELEBRITIES WHO HAVE OVERCOME PERSONAL TRAGEDIES IN THEIR LIVES.

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DAILY LIST: Food you're tossing too early

ON-AIR TEASE:  AMERICANS ARE WASTING MORE FOOD THAN EVER, THANKS PARTLY TO CONFUSION OVER EXPIRATION DATES. BEFORE YOU START CLEANING OUT YOUR FRIDGE OR THE CUPBOARD, VISIT ___ DOT COM TO FIND OUT WHICH FOODS YOU ARE PROBABLY TOSSING TOO EARLY.

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ON THIS DAY: February 19

ON-AIR TEASE: RESCUERS REACH THE DONNER PARTY, EDISON PATENTS THE PHONOGRAPH, AND FIDEL CASTRO RESIGNS AS CUBAN PRESIDENT, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LIVESTREAMS:

LIVE: Sen. Harris / Politics & Eggs remarks

9 a.m. ET: Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at Politics & Eggs in Manchester, NH.

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LIVE: Immigration / Shelter for Unaccompanied Children Delegation

10 a.m. ET: Reps Joaquin Castro (D-TX), chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL) will lead a delegation to the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Migrant Children. The delegation is to meet with the press before and after touring the facility, with a roundtable scheduled for 1:15 p.m. ET.

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LIVE: Beto O'Rourke / El Pasoan of the Year

1:30 p.m. ET: Beto O'Rourke receives El Pasoan of the Year Award in Fort Bliss, TX.

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LIVE: Aurora Shooting Briefing

5:30 p.m. ET: Four days after the tragedy at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Ill., Mayor Richard Irvin will hold his regularly-scheduled media briefing to provide updates and to discuss how the city plans to move forward.

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LIVE: Mayor Buttigieg / Book Tour Event

7:30 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a book tour event in Philadelphia.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign
Karl Lagerfeld, pioneering fashion designer, has died
Honda closing its only British factory, wiping out 3,500 jobs
NYT: Vatican admits to secret rules for children of priests
Rod Rosenstein expected to leave DOJ in mid-March
McCabe book details dysfunction, frenzy in Trump administration
Evidence, witnesses to be presented in Colo. missing mom case
Worker details alleged ballot fraud in NC election board hearing
Jussie Smollett's career awaits outcome of his case
Man dies in Border Patrol custody

TODAY'S TALKERS:

The subtle art of calling in sick
Paris hosts inaugural World Restaurant Awards
Emojis on license plates? LOL it's about to be a thing
Hong Kong intends to jail vaping offenders
Fla. boy's arrest not over pledge but for disturbance, police say
Lindsey Vonn wins Spirit of Sport award at the 'Oscars of Sport'
Queen to perform at the Oscars

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Bernie Sanders enters 2020 presidential race
Lacrosse player can't find helmet to fit head
La. woman pulled from massive car fire
Potential hate crime against gay man caught on camera
'Roma' a box office zero?
US, China trade talks resume as deadline looms
Alleged serial killer's divorce could affect case
People enjoy rare snow near Las Vegas
Louisville llamas killed in mysterious attack
Video of Va. cop playing with kids goes viral
Tenn. man dies twice, lives to tell the tale
NH Dunkin' employee performs CPR on collapsed trucker

Friday, September 14, 2018

TOP NEWS STORIES
Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina
How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Your Hurricane Florence questions answered 
Hurricane Florence: Mapping thousands of animal waste lagoons
1 dead, several injured after gas explosions in Massachusetts
Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut
Paul Manafort and special counsel close to deal for guilty plea
FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug
Milwaukee officer fired for 'racist' social media posts
Secret Service to buy Harley despite Trump's support of boycotts
More immigrant children than ever are in US custody 

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES 
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Leafs scrap Lamoriello's facial hair policy
Seahawks sign Mychal Kendricks, who pleaded guilty to insider trading

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES 
Update: 2018 hurricane season 
Hurricane Florence slams Carolina coast
Update: Most costliest hurricanes
Update: Biggest lottery jackpot 

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES 
'Fugitive' goat no longer on the 'lam'
Package full of marijuana delivered to radio station building
$1 graduation gift turns into lifetime lottery prize 
Wisconsin firefighters finish mowing man's lawn after fall
24-foot bong in Las Vegas 
Paddle ball world record attempt planned in Cleveland

February 19, 2019

LIVE: Sen. Harris / Politics & Eggs remarks -- OVER

9 a.m. ET: Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at Politics & Eggs in Manchester, NH.

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LIVE: Immigration / Shelter for Unaccompanied Children Delegation

10 a.m. ET: Reps Joaquin Castro (D-TX), chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL) will lead a delegation to the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Migrant Children. The delegation is to meet with the press before and after touring the facility, with a roundtable scheduled for 1:15 p.m. ET.

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LIVE: Beto O'Rourke / El Pasoan of the Year

1:30 p.m. ET: Beto O'Rourke receives El Pasoan of the Year Award in Fort Bliss, TX.

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LIVE: Aurora Shooting Briefing

5:30 p.m. ET: Four days after the tragedy at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Ill., Mayor Richard Irvin will hold his regularly-scheduled media briefing to provide updates and to discuss how the city plans to move forward.

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LIVE: Mayor Buttigieg / Book Tour Event

7:30 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a book tour event in Philadelphia.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Winter Olympics 2018 

The Olympics are officially underway in PyeongChang and will run through the closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Reminder that all Olympic content will be published not only with the Olympics publishing category, but also with the keyword #olympics2018 attached.

Event schedule (all times CT):

Friday, Feb. 23:

Cross-country skiing, men's 50km mass start classic (11 p.m.-2:05 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal

Snowboard, women/men's parallel giant slalom finals (11:30-11:45 p.m.)
U.S. did not have any entrants in women's event and the only two competitors in men's event did not qualify for the final.


Saturday, Feb. 24:

Curling, men's gold medal (12:35-3:55 a.m.)
USA vs. Sweden

Speed skating, women/men's mass start (5-7:40 a.m.)
Heather Bergsma (USA) won bronze at 2017 worlds and Joey Mantia is current world champion for the men. Mia Manganello and Brian Hansen also competing for U.S.

Curling, women's bronze medal (5:05-8 a.m.)
Great Britain vs. Japan

Men's hockey bronze medal game (6:10-9 a.m.)
Czech Republic vs. Canada

Curling, women's gold medal match (6:05-9:25 p.m.)
Sweden vs. South Korea

Bobsleigh, 4-man heat 3 & 4 (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
U.S. teams are in ninth, 20th and 21st position after first two heats, so most likely out of medal contention.

Figure skating gala exhibition (6:30-9 p.m.)

Men's hockey gold medal game (10:10 p.m.-1 a.m.)
OAR vs. Germany

Sunday, Feb. 25:

Cross-country skiing, women's 30km mass start classic (12:15-2:20 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal, more likely Norway sweep

Closing ceremony (5-7 a.m.)

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